Magdalen Society of Philadelphia minutes of the weekly visiting committee, 1885-1912

Date created 1885-01-01 - 1912-12-31
Creator Magdalen Society of Philadelphia

The function of the Magdalen Society's visiting committee was to monitor the women living in the asylum. The minutes provide details into the background and progress of the Society's inmates, and describe the behavior of those applying for release. Pages 257 to 471 of this volume are blank.

Size 481 pages
Subjects House of the Good Shepherd (Philadelphia, Pa.) | House of Refuge (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Magdalen Society (Philadelphia, Pa.) | White, William, 1748-1836 | Charities--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia | Children--Institutional care | Evangelicalism | Institutional care | Juvenile delinquency | Poor women | Prostitution | Women--Institutional care | Minutes (Records)
Geographical location Philadelphia (Pa.) | N 21st and Race St Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Language English
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Local identifier 16213

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